The Building Boom on Campus

WXXI's Need to Know Rochester takes a look at the building boom on local college campuses and the evolving relationship between the community and our institutions of higher learning.

Nazareth College President Daan Bravemen talks about the construction project that is building the largest increase in new academic building space in decades at his school.


Braveman also explains why the college/community connection is more important than ever locally. Nazareth has set up a live webcam for to monitor the progress of the construction.

RIT's Barry Culhane talks about the upcoming Imagine RIT festival and how this community outreach event helps solidify RIT's relationship with the greater Rochester community.

Watch Need to Know Rochester Friday nights at 8:30 only on WXXI-TV.